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Orthopedic Coding Alert


3 Tips Analyze Your ASC Coding Rules

Here’s how to properly use modifier SG. Suppose you bill Medicare when your surgeon treats a hip dislocation (27256), performs a knee joint revision (27440, 27446) or applies a long leg cast (29345, 29355) in an ASC. Do you know when the “same-day global” rule applies? Do you know when to apply modifier SG or discontinued modifiers?   Although CMS [...]